Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Apr 2009 15:07 UTC
Editorial Last week, Apple again repeated its claim that the iPhone and iPod Touch are capable of filling the netbook niche. They also claimed that netbooks can barely be called personal computers. Both of these statements are complete and utter nonsense, but instead of writing down some high-level definition of what a netbook is, I decided to simply write down all the things I do with my netbook that the iPhone/iPod Touch cannot do to make the difference between the two that much more tangible.
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RE[2]: But then, Macs are not PCs
by eantoranz on Mon 27th Apr 2009 18:26 UTC in reply to "RE: But then, Macs are not PCs"
eantoranz
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2005-12-18

Well... in the article I don't think Thom was saying that iPods and iPhones are not netbooks cause you couldn't install another OS. He was talking about the possibilities of the device plus having the freedom to install any software he wanted on top of it. Maybe I misunderstood what he meant.

Anyway:

http://ipodlinux.org/
http://www.iphonelinux.org/index.php/Main_Page

I don't have the slightest clue of how the projects are doing, but....

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